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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019, file photo, Canadian author Margaret Atwood holds a copy of her book

Margaret Atwood honored with Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Sep. 14, 2020 8:51 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Author Margaret Atwood thinks an American defiant streak is the country's defense against the kind of nightmarish totalitarian future she depicts for the United States in “The Handmaid’s Tale." "I would bet on American orneriness and refusal to line up,” she told The...

FILE - University of Kentucky's Dwight Anderson drives past Duke University's Jim Suddath during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Springfield, Mass., Nov. 17, 1979. Dwight Anderson, who earned the nickname “The Blur

Dwight Anderson, former Kentucky and USC hoops player, dies

Sep. 7, 2020 12:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Anderson, who earned the nickname “The Blur” because of his speed on the court playing basketball at Kentucky and Southern California, has died. He was 61. Anderson died Saturday at his home in Dayton, Ohio, according to the Montgomery County coroner’s office....

In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Dion Green stands outside his home in Dayton, Ohio. Green whose father died in a mass shooting on a night out together, spoke about the book he wrote about surviving that shooting as the anniversary of the 2019 shooting approaches. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio city

Aug. 4, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change. “That purpose is my...

In this photo made on July 29, 2020, Dion Green stands outside his home in Dayton, Ohio. Green whose father died in a mass shooting on a night out together, spoke about the book he wrote about surviving that shooting as the anniversary of the 2019 shooting approaches. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)

One year after mass shooting, frustration in Ohio city

Aug. 3, 2020 8:06 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change. “That purpose is my...

Today in History

Jul. 26, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 26, the 208th day of 2020. There are 158 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 26, 2002, the Republican-led House voted, 295-132, to create an enormous Homeland Security Department in the biggest government reorganization in decades. On this...